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Dan Smith, 12/24/2012 08:49 am

Setting up a Win32 Development Environment

Library and Runtime Prerequisites

Get and install the following in this order:

  1. Python 2.7.x
  2. PyGTK Win32 All-in-one installer
  3. PyLibXML2
  4. PyWin32
  5. PySerial

CHIRP Development Process

Get and install the mercurial source code management tool:

Note: For any of the above, be sure to get the latest version, and the py27 variant if/when available.

Clone the repository

From a command line, clone the main repository like this:

C:/> hg clone

Run chirp

Python should be in your search path from the install, but if not, put it in the system PATH environment variable. Once you do that, you should be able to run chirpw with python:

C:/> python chirpw